Derivatives Exchange of the Year: Singapore Exchange

Diverse set of business lines sees SGX retain derivatives exchange title

Michael Syn

The roller-coaster ride on China's equity markets this year has been a global news phenomenon that has turbo-charged dealers' earnings as investors looked to profit from a now-ended bull run. And with Singapore Exchange's (SGX) A50 futures contract being the most liquid offshore market for the asset class, you would expect this story to dominate the exchange's thinking and bottom line. The 153% compound increase in A50 volumes, reaching a notional daily trading figure of $7 billion, compares wel